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Cokie Roberts is an American broadcast journalist. Roberts serves as a senior news analyst for NPR. Roberts is also a political commentator for ABC News, serving as an on-air analyst for the network. She has won the Edward R. Murrow Award, was the first broadcast journalist to win the highly prestigious Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for coverage of Congress, and is the recipient of numerous other broadcasting awards, including a 1991 Emmy.
Roberts was the co-anchor of the ABC News’ Sunday morning broadcast, “This Week with Sam Donaldson & Cokie Roberts” from 1996-2002, while also serving as the chief congressional analyst for ABC News. She covered politics, Congress and public policy, reporting for “World News Tonight” and other ABC News broadcasts.
Roberts is the author of the national bestseller “We Are Our Mother’s Daughters” as well as “Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation”. She writes a weekly column syndicated by United Media in major newspapers around the country. Her op-ed columns have appeared in “The New York Times” and “The Washington Post” among other publications.
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